Archive for April 23rd, 2011

The PE: S.B. COUNTY: Erwin case could see delay

10:00 PM PDT on Friday, April 22, 2011

The Press-Enterprise

The San Bernardino County district attorney’s office is seeking to delay a preliminary hearing that would determine if Jim Erwin, former assistant assessor, should stand trial on corruption charges.

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By Jim Steinberg Staff Writer
Posted: 04/22/2011 10:09:45 PM PDT

Doubts about financial security, their ability to buy a house or save money for retirement loom high among young people transitioning into adulthood during this recession.

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The Sun: Prosecutors want Erwin court hearing postponed

By Joe Nelson Staff Writer
Posted: 04/22/2011 05:33:24 PM PDT

What happened: Prosecutors request delay of Assistant Assessor Jim Erwin’s preliminary hearing.

What’s next: San Bernardino Superior Court Judge Duke D. Rouse will rule on the prosecutor’s motion on Monday.

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District claims city overcharged $410,900 in trash fees over 15 years
April 22, 2011 3:10 PM
Natasha Lindstrom, Staff Writer

VICTORVILLE • The Victor Valley Union High School District is moving forward with a lawsuit against the city of Victorville in an attempt to recoup up to $410,400 in alleged trash fee overcharges.

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SFChronicle: Jerry Brown defends prison guard contract

Marisa Lagos, Chronicle Staff Writer
San Francisco Chronicle
Saturday, April 23, 2011

Gov. Jerry Brown this week slammed Republican lawmakers and other critics of a contract agreement he made with the 30,000-member prison guards union, saying the deal is virtually identical to pacts his Republican predecessor made with other unions that they readily supported.

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Gov. Jerry Brown gets a box of Wheaties at a summit held by the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, which supports his budget plan. He says he’s ready to cut a deal with GOP legislators on pension reform. (Paul Sakuma / Associated Press / April 22, 2011)

By Michael J. Mishak, Los Angeles Times
April 23, 2011

Reporting from San Jose — Gov. Jerry Brown called on Republican lawmakers Friday to return to the budget bargaining table, saying he’s ready to cut a deal on pension and regulatory reform to help solve the state’s fiscal crisis.

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On politics in the Golden State
April 22, 2011 | 2:43 pm

California voters may have a new governor, but they remain pessimistic about the economy and the direction the state is headed, according to a new Times/USC Dornsife poll.

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